Sugar Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1885-1890

GUSN

GUSN-48638

Description

Silver sugar tongs. Tapered arms with a zig zag design. Claw shaped bowls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sugar tongs
silver (metal)
Tongs, Serving
Tongs, Sugar
Silver
Tongs, Sugar

Inscription

"Oct. 2nd/ 1887" (Engraved on the shanks)

Associated Building

Used At Rundlet-May House,

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Utensils

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1488

Reference Notes

Carpenter, Charles Hope, Author. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

Places

Rhode Island (United States)